Richard Groves and Amanda Head join the News Digest Team to tackle Dwarf Wrestlers, fussy eaters and the events industry’s representation in government. Venue Talk returns to keep you ahead of the curve with two more exciting venues. Kevin Jackson sits down with the EventLAB team to discuss his new book No Such Thing as Sales.
The News Digest team discuss the impact of Airbnb entering the meetings space, and the delays to crossrail. And they mount a spirited defence of teambuilding, under attack from the BBC. In the episode’s special feature, Ed speaks to Lauren and Christina from Audley Travel about life on a big company’s social committee.
The News Digest team discuss whether venues should be the moral arbiters of the events they host after artists protest the Design Museum and Marie Le Pen is disinvited from a tech conference in Lisbon. The team also discuss the success of the first Global Disability Summit and what the industry can learn from it. To round out the episode, George spoke to Tim Etherington-Judge, the founder of Healthy Hospo, about mental health and the possible changes coming to Hackney’s nightlife.
This episode we’re joined by Martin Fullard, Deputy Editor of Conference News to discuss change in the meetings industry, Hackney’s new licensing policy, and more in the News Digest. Ed sat down with Alex Head, Founder of Social Pantry to discuss Entrepreneurship in the Events and Hospitality industry and Venue Talk is back with 3 more of London’s latest and greatest venues.